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Big Construction in the Northeast?


It’s happening. Step by step, big infrastructure projects are hitting the schematic and pre-design phases. Dollars and budgets are lining up too. Valued at a total of over $132 billion, here are the top 10 major builds getting ready for action in the Northeast.

Topping the List

As ConExpo reports, most of the projects moving to the start line are new—and focused on infrastructure. Here are the first five—ranked by cost:


  1. Gateway Tunnel, rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York/Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Procurement (PANYNJ) and Amtrak – New York, NY – $29.1 billion (schematic design)
  2. Turnpike and parkway/New Jersey Turnpike Authority – Trenton NJ – $24 billion (pre-design)
  3. Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway Project – MTA/New York City Transit Procurement Division – New York NY – $17 billion (design development)
  4. Baltimore-Washington SCMAGLEV Project/Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) – Baltimore, MD – $15 billion (pre-design)
  5. Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail/BWRR – Baltimore, MD – $12 billion (pre-design)


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 Completing the Top Ten…

 Across the country, the list of projects with green-lights is growing. Hospital expansions for example, are pushing forward. Long awaited parks are springing to life too.

Of course roads and bridges are high on everyone’s list—airports too. In the Northeast, completing ConExpo’s top 10 big project listing are:


  1. AirTrain La Guardia Project/Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Procurement (PANYNJ) and La Guardia Airport – New York, NY – $8 billion (pre-design)
  2. I-495 & I-270 P3 Program (Phases 2-5) Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)/Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA) – Bethesda, MD – $6 billion (pre-design)
  3. I-495 & I-270 P3 PROGRAM (Phase 1) Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)/Macquarie Group, New York – Bethesda, MD- $5 billion (design development)
  4. Empire Station Complex/Empire State Development Corporation Headquarters – New York, NY -$5 billion (pre-design)

Ahhh! There must be a project out there on your must get list? Let’s get your bids going! Come on—get armed with The Partnership Account®  from Colonial Surety Company. Then, you’ll go after lots of new projects with speed and confidence — knowing your bidding and financial information is secure.



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